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Officiant in Tampa,
(727) 350-1491

About Us


DeArruda Weddings is a wedding officiant company located in Tampa, Florida. Michael DeArruda is the company’s owner and ordained Christian minister. With over three decades of pastoral experience, Michael and his team of dedicated officiants create and conduct customized ceremonies for couples throughout Florida, the United States, and beyond.

Services Offered

DeArruda Weddings provides a range of services and variety of ceremony types including Christian, interfaith, single religion, and non-denominational. Ceremonies range from 15 to 30 minutes and are conducted in Enlgish. Spanish is also available. Additional services include free consultations, premarital counseling, marriage warranty plans, vow renewals and more. For more information regarding wedding services, couples can contact the company directly through their official website.


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  • Michael was such a pleasure to work with. He was very supportive and provided great guidance throughout our wedding planning process. He takes the time to have you complete a relationship assessment and meet personally to discuss the results and provides advice accordingly. He also assisted us with the challenging task of writing statements to one another for our ceremony. He truly cares about the decision you are making and it shows through his work! Our ceremony was absolutely perfect and we couldn't have asked for anything better! Michael is very very professional, friendly, and passionate about what he does! Thank you again Michael we highly recommend you!

    Frequently Asked Questions about Officiant

    What is the typical price for your wedding services?

    $ 499.00

    Which of the following are included in the price?

    Ceremony Rehearsal

    What is the starting price for your wedding services?

    $ 499.00

    Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?


    What is the starting price for pre-marital counseling (per session)?

    $ 100.00

    What types of weddings and events do you provide services for?

    Non-religious, Interfaith, Ceremony Rehearsal, Vow Renewal, Single Religion

    What services do you provide?

    Allow Couples' Own Vows, Licensed, Premarital Counseling, Bilingual

    What religious affiliations do you serve?

    Agnostic, Anglican, Baha'i Faith, Baptist, Buddhist, Catholic, Earth-Based, Episcopalian, Evangelical, Hindu, Islam, Jainism, Jewish, Lutheran, Methodist, Mormon, No Denomination, Orthodox Christian, Pagan, Presbyterian, Quaker, Shinto, Sikhism, Taoist, Unitarian

    On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

    Less than 30 mins.

    In which states are you licensed?

    AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY

    What languages do you speak?

    English, Portuguese, Spanish

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